Table 2 - Household Transportation Expenditures: 1999

Table 2 - Household Transportation Expenditures: 1999

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Type of expenditure
Average annual household transportationexpenditures (current $) $7,011
Components and their shares Percent
Vehicle purchases 47.1
Cars and trucks, used 23.4
Cars and trucks, new 23.2
Other vehicles 0.5
Gasoline and motor oil 15.0
Other vehicle expenses 32.1
Vehicle insurance 10.8
Maintenance and repairs 9.5
Vehicle rental, lease, license, and other charges 7.3
Vehicle finance charges 4.6
Purchased transportation services 5.7

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Expenditure Survey, 1999, available at http://www.bls.gov, as of May 2001.